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DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

17 June 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

DAVID RICHARDSON: Cost of living crisis is now impacting on staycation bookings

17 June 2022

David Richardson, of the Federation of Small Businesses, on the latest challenge to face the hospitality sector.


DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

20 May 2022
DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

DAVID RICHARDSON: New council needs to learn businesses' needs

20 May 2022

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager, Federation of Small Businesses


New council must forge even closer links with the business community

15 April 2022
New council must forge even closer links with the business community

New council must forge even closer links with the business community

15 April 2022

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


Season of hope is tempered by costs, debts and uncertainty of war

20 March 2022
Season of hope is tempered by costs, debts and uncertainty of war

Season of hope is tempered by costs, debts and uncertainty of war

20 March 2022

Business Comment by David Richardson, regional development manager, Federation of Small Businesses


We must celebrate the folk who start up and run our independent local businesses

20 February 2022
We must celebrate the folk who start up and run our independent local businesses

We must celebrate the folk who start up and run our independent local businesses

20 February 2022

BUSINESS COMMENT: By David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager at the Federation of Small Businesses


Hopefully things will get back to normal, but keeping businesses alive meantime is paramount

21 January 2022
Hopefully things will get back to normal, but keeping businesses alive meantime is paramount

Hopefully things will get back to normal, but keeping businesses alive meantime is paramount

21 January 2022

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


A reduction in anticipated earnings is the last thing anyone wants to experience at Christmas

17 December 2021
A reduction in anticipated earnings is the last thing anyone wants to experience at Christmas

A reduction in anticipated earnings is the last thing anyone wants to experience at Christmas

17 December 2021

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


How are our small businesses going to recover from the Covid crisis in a sustainable manner?

19 November 2021
How are our small businesses going to recover from the Covid crisis in a sustainable manner?

How are our small businesses going to recover from the Covid crisis in a sustainable manner?

19 November 2021

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


With so much in the balance, governments must do nothing to add to businesses’ costs

23 October 2021
With so much in the balance, governments must do nothing to add to businesses’ costs

With so much in the balance, governments must do nothing to add to businesses’ costs

23 October 2021

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


Our best business people are driven by pride and passion for the areas in which they live

11 September 2021
Our best business people are driven by pride and passion for the areas in which they live

Our best business people are driven by pride and passion for the areas in which they live

11 September 2021

Business Comment by David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


Let's hope innovative new post office banking hubs prove successful

15 May 2021
Let's hope innovative new post office banking hubs prove successful

Let's hope innovative new post office banking hubs prove successful

15 May 2021

BUSINESS FOCUS: By David Richardson, Highlands and Islands development manager for the Federation of Small Businesses


Business Focus: Creative thinking needed to ensure future for quality tourism in the Highlands

20 March 2021
Business Focus: Creative thinking needed to ensure future for quality tourism in the Highlands

Business Focus: Creative thinking needed to ensure future for quality tourism in the Highlands

20 March 2021

David Richardson, Highlands development manager of the Federation of Small Businesses, looks to the future of tourism in the region.


Report is first step towards turning around neglect of small businesses in Caithness and Sutherland

20 February 2021
Report is first step towards turning around neglect of small businesses in Caithness and Sutherland

Report is first step towards turning around neglect of small businesses in Caithness and Sutherland

20 February 2021

Business Comment by David Richardson, development manager – Highlands and Islands at the Federation of Small Businesses


Let’s go into 2012 with a roar

23 December 2011
Let’s go into 2012 with a roar

Let’s go into 2012 with a roar

23 December 2011

THIS is traditionally a time of good cheer: for reviewing the year past and for looking forward with eager anticipation to the year to come. But perhaps…


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